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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Economy (14 Feb 2019)
“My question is to the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology. Will the minister inform the House of how the government is able to create jobs and opportunity for investment in industry, science and technology? How would this investment be put at risk by different approaches to budget management, including recklessly unravelling Australia's border protection regime?”
- Statements by Members: Tangney Electorate: Rossmoyne Bowling Club (14 Feb 2019)
“In Tangney, the Rossmoyne Bowling Club will formally celebrate its 60th anniversary with a special dinner to mark this diamond achievement with family and friends. Formed at a public meeting attended by 25 local residents in 1959, Rossmoyne Bowling Club is now home to over 350 active members. The club hosts more than 1,000 visiting players each year for competition and pennant games, and...”
- Grievance Debate: Western Australia: Roads (12 Feb 2019)
“There's $1.2 billion in the federal budget for Western Australia. This money is available right now, ready to fund the construction of Roe 8 and Roe 9. Roe 8 and Roe 9 is the critical missing link in Perth's long-planned highway system. It would be a road that would make my community safer and create jobs. But, instead of fixing congestion, the WA state Labor government refuses to access this...”
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- Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)